Area Obituaries

Freda Lee McConnell Crook

Freda Lee McConnell Crook November 5, 1924 to February 4, 2021 Freda Lee Crook, 96, of Memphis, Missouri died February 4, 2021, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. She was born November 5, 1924, at her parents’ — Ward and Elma McConnell’s– farm home just east of Downing, Missouri. She grew up in…

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Jacob Thomas Atkinson

January 3, 2002 to January 29, 2021 Jacob Thomas Atkinson, 19, of Lancaster, Missouri, passed away at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, January 29, 2021. The son of Brian Thomas and Tammy Jane (Jackson) Atkinson of Lancaster, Missouri, he was born on January 3, 2002, in Memphis, Missouri. He was…

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Annabelle (Engle) Alexander

Annabelle (Engle) Alexander June 18, 1927 to February 4, 2021 Annabelle (Engle) Alexander, 93, of Downing, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri. The youngest of six children, she was the daughter of Moses David and Anna Liza (Baker) Engle, she was born on June…

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Juanita Faye (Belcher) Gooden

Juanita Faye (Belcher) Gooden December 24, 1939 to February 10, 2021 Juanita Faye (Belcher) Gooden, 81, of rural Lancaster, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. The daughter of Harrison Arthur and Estaline June (Darnell) Belcher, she was born on December 24, 1939, in El Dorado…

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Betty Ann (Kerby) Weaver

September 20, 1923 to February 12, 2021 Betty Ann (Kerby) Weaver, 97, of rural Glenwood, Missouri, passed away at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri, on Friday, February 12, 2021. The daughter of Eugene Harold and Cuma Hildred (Gosser) Kerby, she was born on September 20, 1923, in Appanoose County, Iowa. Betty…

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Juanita Yearns February 12, 1934 to January 29, 2021

Juanita Yearns February 12, 1934 to January 29, 2021 Juanita Yearns, 86, of Queen City passed away Friday, January 29, 2021, at the Scotland County Care Center. The only daughter of George William and Daisy Mae (Farris) Simmons, Juanita was born February 12, 1934, in Downing, Missouri. In her youth, Juanita was an active member…

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Barbara Joann (Johnson) Forsythe Dufur March 9, 1933 to January 28, 2021

Barbara Joann (Johnson) Forsythe Dufur March 9, 1933 to January 28, 2021 Barbara Joann (Johnson) Forsythe Dufur, 87, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri. The daughter of Willard Joseph and Florence (Lucas) Johnson, she was born on March 9, 1933,…

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Mary Leila (Byrn) Lonis Forsythe June 7, 1929 to January 28, 2021

Mary Leila (Byrn) Lonis Forsythe June 7, 1929 to January 28, 2021 Mary Leila (Byrn) Lonis Forsythe, 91, of Lancaster, Missouri passed away at the Schuyler County Nursing Home on Thursday, January 28, 2021. The daughter of James Orvin and Jacie (Peterson) Byrn, she was born in rural Downing, Missouri, on June 7, 1929. She…

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Phyllis Loraine (Martin) Comstock March 3, 1931 to January 17, 2021

Phyllis Loraine (Martin) Comstock March 3, 1931 to January 17, 2021   Phyllis Loraine (Martin) Comstock, 89, of Memphis, Missouri, formerly of Downing, Missouri, went home to be with her sweet Jesus and her sweetheart, Junior, on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri, after contracting COVID-19. The daughter of…

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Margaret Ella (George) Mobley July 4, 1940 to January 24, 2021

Margaret Ella (George) Mobley July 4, 1940 to January 24, 2021   Margaret Ella (George) Mobley, 80, of Downing, Missouri, passed away at her home on Sunday, January 24, 2021. The daughter of Frank Reid and Frances (Eason) George, she was born on July 4, 1940, in Lancaster, Missouri. She was a 1958 graduate from…

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